University of Colorado Bans Hoverboards for Campus Dorms

Hoverboards have been grabbing headlines for causing fires and injuries to consumers. The self-balancing scooters were this year’s hot selling holiday product, but also one of the most dangerous. Hoverboards were being mass produced in China, where relaxed manufacturing regulations are rampant. Not long after the product arrived in America, reports of exploding batteries began … Continue reading

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Shocking Takata Emails Show Data Manipulation for Defective Airbags

Recently unsealed documents from a personal injury case involving defective Takata airbags show emails where employees are joking with each other while manipulating safety data. In one email from 2006, a Takata engineer responsible for airbag tests wrote “Happy Manipulating!!!” to another employee. Emails and memos between workers in America and Japan show a complete … Continue reading

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The Frightening Facts On Concussions and Young Athletes

Will Smith’s new movie Concussion has helped strengthen a national debate over brain injuries and football. However, professional athletes have attracted a majority of the focus. Athletes of all ages are at risk for concussions. Depending on several factors, such as age and injury severity, concussions can cause long-lasting effects in children. Some studies have … Continue reading

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